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Loyalist township pair busted for running lottery scheme

A Westport man has been charged have defrauding six people of more than $800,000. Global News File

A Loyalist Township couple faces fraud-related charges for running an illegal lottery scheme.

OPP say an investigation began after they were made aware of an illegal lottery being run through Facebook.

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The investigation revealed that nearly seven hundred thousand dollars had been exchanged during the length of the scheme and more than one hundred thousand of it was used fraudulently.

46-year-old Dianna Jaynes faces 5 counts, and 51-year-old Darcy Jaynes faces one count of possessing property obtained by crime.

The pair is due in a Napanee courtroom on August 16th.

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